2022 news

University of Derby Kedleston Road campus

Two senior nursing staff, both considered trailblazers of their profession, have been appointed Visiting Professors of Nursing at the University of Derby.

Richard Whitehead talking to audience at the University of Derby

Paralympic and world champion athlete Richard Whitehead MBE visited the University of Derby to share his experiences and give advice to young people interested in pursuing a career in sport.

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The University of Derby and its Union of Students win award for embedding sustainability and social responsibility into their curriculum.

Graduation caps being thrown into the air outside of Derby Arena

The first woman of Indian origin to complete a solo, unsupported expedition to the South Pole, a member of the England Women’s Rugby Union Team, and an award-winning LGBT+ advocate, are among those who will receive honorary degrees from the University of Derby later this month.

Landscape picture of the city of Derby in the sun

Researchers from the University of Derby’s Business School have compiled a list of the Top 200 businesses in Derby and Derbyshire.

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University's Digital Learning Team wins ‘Optimising Student Experience’ category at the 2022 Catalyst Awards.

Gaia exhibition in 2019

Visitors to Derby Cathedral this autumn will be able to experience an astronaut’s view of the world when the stunning ‘Gaia’ artwork comes to the city, supported and sponsored by the University, as part of its worldwide tour.

Alvaston Infant and Nursery School teachers with kids from Africa

Local teachers from Alvaston Infant and Nursery School were given the opportunity to visit Africa to learn about different educational approaches, thanks to sponsorship from the University of Derby.

Signatories of the Civic University Agreement

A Civic University Agreement, developed by the University of Derby, has been launched in partnership with 15 other organisations from across the city and county.

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The University of Derby has been recognised at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2022 - taking home accolades for ‘Best Student Experience’ and ‘Outstanding Contribution to Student Affairs’.